Medical News Today: Which environmental factors affect type 2 diabetes risk?

New research studies the association between environmental quality in over 3,000 United States counties and finds intriguing differences between rural and urban areas. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that several environmental factors are affecting the risk of type 2 diabetes. Estimates indicate that over 30 million people in the United States are currently living with…

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BlizzCon Is Today. Here’s Why Gamers Are Protesting It for Hong Kong.

Gamers revolted last month when Activision Blizzard, the company behind some of the world’s most popular video games, punished a player for voicing support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Now, BlizzCon, the highly anticipated annual convention run by the company’s Blizzard Entertainment division, may be disrupted by demonstrations. Here’s the latest on the…

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Barneys Is Sold for Scrap, Ending an Era

For decades, Barneys New York epitomized a certain kind of aspirational Manhattan cool. It matched the city’s soaring skyscrapers in its ambition, unapologetic ego and raised-eyebrow gloss. The retailer was the first to introduce names such as Armani, Alaia, Comme des Garcons, Louboutin and Zegna, and its flagship store on 61st Street and Madison Avenue…

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